Russian culture has definitely given the world plenty of talented painters. Some of the painters are world famous, some of them are forgotten. For example, most of the icons were painted by unknown iconographers. Their icons can be admired in art collections and galleries. There are hundreds of famous Russian painters, for instance Arkhip Kuindzhi ...
Today marks the anniversary of one of the most significant days for Russian cultural heritage, as on August 15th 1893, the Tretyakov gallery was officially opened to the public. The gifting of the gallery to the state was a major stepping stone in raising the profile of Russian art. Pavel Tretyakov, the eponoymous founder, came ...